Kannada Ashada Masam 2016 – Ashada Month 2016 in Hindu Karnataka Calendar - Ashada Masa



Ashad Masam is the fourth month in a traditional Hindu Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. Kannada Ashada Masa 2016 is from July 5 to August 2, 2016. Kumara Sashti, Shami Gowri Vrata, Bhanu Saptami, Chatur Mas Vrata and Bheemana Amavasya are some of the auspicious days in the month.

Pradosh Fasting Dates in Ashada Masam are: July 17 and July 31

Ekadasi Fasting dates in Ashada Masam are:
Dev Shayani Ekadasi – July 15
Kamika Ekadasi – July 30

Sankashtahara Chathurthi Vrata dedicated to Ganesha is on July 23– Moonrise is at 9:30 PM – Indian standard time

Kannada Ashada Month 2016 Shukla Paksh and Krishna Paksha
Kannada Ashada Masa 2016 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from July 5 to July 19, 2016.
Kannada Ashad Masam 2016 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from July 20 to August 2, 2016.

Ashada Purnima in Kannada Ashada Month
Ashada Purnima or Full moon day is on July 19, 2016. The Purnima Vrat is marked on July 19.
The Purnima begins at  on July 18 and ends at  on July 19. Vyasa and Guru Purnima Vrat are observed on July 19, 2016.

Ashada Amavasi in Kannada Ashada Month
Ashad Amavasya or No moon day is on August 2, 2016. The Amavasi begins at   on August 1, 2016 and ends at on August 2, 2016.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Kannada Ashada Masa are:
Chatur Mas Vrata begins – July 15
Go Padma Vrata begins – July 15
Chukkala Amavasi and Gauri Vratam – August 2
Bheemana Amavasya – August 2

Please note that Ashada Mahina 2016 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from June 21 to July 19.

Ashada Month in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh is similar to the Kannada Calendar.

Next month in Kannada calendar is the Shravana Masam.

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